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Synonyms for antithesis

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exact opposite

the juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to give a feeling of balance

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Semantic mechanism vocabulary (SMV) as the antithesis
A picaresque wheeler-dealer is the exact antithesis of the sober, bland, and absolutely colorless agent who brings home the really important fragments of information that--hopefully--can be pieced together into a useful mosaic.
The outward modesty of Carl Suddath's enterprise might suggest a reluctance to experiment quite as dangerous, for a young artist, as its overreaching antithesis.
The increase in repression and sophistication of the methods of repression produce their antithesis and sophistication of the resistance to the occupation by the Palestinians.
Far from being the antithesis of today's federal leviathan, Fields and Peckham blazed the trail for it.
In contrast, with civic nationalism, which is predicated on American engagement in the world, this nationalist antithesis perspective is insular and seeks to build a protective barrier between the United States and the rest of the world.
These transcribe a series of the pope's fifteen-minute talks, given from 1979 to 1984, which draw upon the Bible to offer an antithesis to the "sexual revolution.
Iyengar, the antithesis of Ashtanga or vinyasa, is slow, deliberate, and precise.
How can it be registered as a religion when in fact it is the antithesis of religion?
This book is the antithesis of Alexander Nagel's recent study of Michelangelo (Michelangelo and the Reform of Art [2000]).
Such required seat time, of course, is the antithesis of licensure based on how well administrators serve children.
It is the antithesis of the traditional "my way or the highway" model of higher ed.
Its antithesis is "opting out," meaning anyone can send you anything, and you have to tell them to not to send you any more.
His blend of soulful hip hop, peaced out funk and a newfound love of latin tinged grooves are a joyful antithesis to his gun-toting, cuss-wielding contemporaries.
Conceived by the philanthropist Huntington Hartford as the home of the Gallery of Modem Art (an antithesis to the Museum of Modem Art), 2 Columbus Circle was built by the noted architect Edward Durell Stone.